The Unbroken Bonds of Affection

The Unbroken Bonds of Affection

One of General Grant’s greatest desires was to see harmony and unity within his country. He served to achieve this in the Civil War and put his career on the line to see that reconciliation take precedent over retribution at the close of the war. He supported all veterans after the war as they were all Americans to him. In his final days at Mt. McGregor Grant received one visitor in particular who truly illustrated his view of the Civil War and bolstered his hopes for the future.

Mementos of a Family's Time Together

Mementos of a Family's Time Together

Many people look at Grant Cottage as the location where a General, President, and American hero completed his memoirs and died, however, it is also a special place where a family spent their patriarch's precious last days together. On display this season are reminders who a family lived together at the Cottage during the summer of 1885.